Tokyo stocks open flat
Tokyo stocks opened almost flat Wednesday without fresh incentives, dpa reported.
The Nikkei 225 Stock Average edged down 2.2 points, or 0.01 per cent, to 13,951.53.
The broader Topix index of all first-section issues was also down 1.84 points, or 0.13 per cent, at 1,358.21.
On currency markets at 9 am (0000 GMT), the dollar was quoted at 104.72-77 yen, up from Tuesday's 5 pm quote of 103.60-63 yen.
The euro was quoted at 1.5468-73 dollars, down from Tuesday's 5 pm quote of 1.5524-27 dollars, and at 162.05-08 yen, up from 160.86-90 yen.